SoHo's street vendors file federal civil rights lawsuit over May police raid

SoHo's street vendors file federal civil rights lawsuit over May police raid
SoHo's street vendors, who got a 24-hour heave-ho in May, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday in Manhattan. Cops seized the vendors' hot dogs, pretzels, … at a community board meeting. There was no immediate response from city attorneys.
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McEntee: Brian Barnard, civil-rights champion, we hardly knew ye
I knew him as a civil-rights attorney who unfailingly returned my calls and always took the time to explain things completely. The 67-year-old Barnard died in his sleep a few days ago, possibly from a "condition" he didn't discuss, Funk says. "He got …
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Civil rights groups call for emergency meeting with LAPD chief
Connie Rice, longtime L.A. civil rights attorney and LAPD watchdog, said the key thing to watch now is how the department investigates the cases. "For me it's never that the incidents happen, it's the response to the incident," Rice said. "It's endemic …
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